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Various Game Trailers #593

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2005 @ 11:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Another day, another batch of game trailers were released. Instead of giving them all their own posts, we grouped them, and so far there are trailers for :

  • Indigo Prophecy - Lucas Kane Chronicles #2
  • Dark Messiah of Might and Magic - GC 2005 Trailer #2
  • 50 Cent: Bulletproof - Trailer (2)
  • March Ecko's Getting Up: Contents Under Pressure - Trailer (2)
  • Marvel Nemesis: Rise of the Imperfects - Characters Trailer
  • America's Army: Rise of a Soldier - Dev Diary 3 Trailer


  • We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...

'Xyanide' (Xbox) Nearing Completion - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2005 @ 10:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

After two and a half years of development, Playlogic is now finalizing beta testing of its upcoming shoot´em up Xyanide, an action packed sci-fi game developed by the company’s in house development studio, Playlogic Game Factory. With breathtaking visual effects, fast paced action and Dolby Digital sound, the game is set to revive the legendary shoot´em up genre.

'Payout Poker and Casino' (PSP/PS2/Xbox/PC) - 18 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2005 @ 10:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Payout Poker and Casino lets players assume the role of international playboy, or playgirl, betting in luxurious casinos. Upon creating their own custom character, players will enter a living 3D casino, where they can roam the floor to try their hand at 12 gaming favorites including, Texas Hold'em, Omaha Hold'em, Red Dog, Blackjack, Baccarat, Roulette, Craps, Slots, Wheel of Fortune, and more.

Ubisoft Europe Signs 'Gripsift' (PSP) And 'Frantix' (PSP) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2005 @ 10:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft Europe announced it has signed a deal with Sony Online Entertainment to publish multiple titles for PSP in Europe, Asia and Australia. The first two titles related to the deal are the platform, puzzle action-driving title GripShift and the puzzle adventure title FRANTIX.

'Bad Day in L.A.' (XBox/PC) Soundtrack Revealed

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2005 @ 7:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Enlight Software secures NYC based music and record production company The Lodge to provide the soundtrack for Bad Day L.A., the highly anticipated American McGee title set to ship early 2006 for the Xbox and PC.

'Scarface: The World is Yours' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2005 @ 7:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Scarface is now coming for the first time to game consoles & PC worldwide. In a complex world filled with excess and greed, players can take the role of Tony Montana, one of the most ruthless gangsters ever depicted on film. Developed by Radical Games and published by Vivendi, this third person action shooter is expected to ship somewhere early 2006.

'World Series of Poker' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Bluffs Its Way To Stores

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2005 @ 7:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Experience the thrill of facing off with some of the world’s best-known poker pros in competitions for multi-million dollar jackpots in the World Series of Poker, the official video game of the World Series of Poker tournament, available now from Activision.

'Condemned: Criminal Origins' (PS3/X360/PC) - 12 Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2005 @ 6:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Condemned: Criminal Origins allows players to experience an unnatural level of psychological tension as they use their instincts, forensic tools, and melee combat to track serial killers and bring them to justice. Gamers will play as Ethan Thomas, an FBI agent in the Serial Crimes Unit (SCU), whose pursuit of relentless serial killers leads him through detailed urban environments filled with deadly sociopaths who lurk on the periphery of humanity.

'Precursors' - 16 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2005 @ 3:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Precursors, a sci-fi action game from Deep Shadow, developers of Boiling Point, leads you into unexplored regions of space, where he can fly with huge battle ships from planet to planet.

'City of Villains Collector's Edition' Revealed

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2005 @ 3:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

NCsoft North America has revealed the contents for the City of Villains Collector's Edition retail game pack that will be released to stores in North America when the game launches later this fall. The Col. Edition will contain a set of seven limited-edition HeroClix figures from WizKids, as well as several other goodies. Read more for details ...

'Agatha Christie: And Then There Were None' - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2005 @ 3:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

While the storyline of Agatha Christie: And Then There Were None follows 10 strangers who are invited to a lavish island only to be accused of murder, players assume the role of a new 11th character, Patrick Narracott the boatman who takes guests to the island. The player must reveal the killer before becoming a victim.

'We Love Katamari' (PS2) Official Website Launched

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2005 @ 2:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Namco today launched the official We Love Katamari website, rolling to planet Earth with game information, images, fun downloads and fan contests. Once the game launched on Septebmer 20th, fans will be able to submit pictures of their favorite katamari-themed creations ­ including costumes, artwork, etc. ­ for all site visitors to see and enjoy. On a regular basis, the images will be judged by the franchise’s creator, Keita Takahashi, and prizes will be awarded to these selected fans.

'Twilight War: After the Fall' - 15 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2005 @ 2:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Twilight War: After the Fall will be a groundbreaking XORG (Extreme Online Roleplaying Game), with advanced graphics and an integrated FPS combat system, in the Post-Apocalyptic Science Fiction genre. Twilight War: After the Fall uses SpeedTree technology to populate the game work with hundreds of thousands of trees, as well as Valve's Source Engine.

'Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 06' (ALL) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2005 @ 12:53 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA today announced that Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 06 has gone gold. The newest iteration of the best-selling golf franchise­ on the PS2, Xbox, Gamecube, and PC ­will hit stores on September 22. Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 06 will be released for the PSP on September 26.

'Neopets: The Darkest Faerie' (PS2) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2005 @ 12:50 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Neopets: The Darkest Faerie is an action/adventure game available exclusively for the PS2 that extends the online entertainment of Neopets.com and provides a fully interactive offline experience.

Microsoft Reveals 'Xbox Live v2.0' (X360) Pricing

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2005 @ 12:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft today announced that the next generation of online multiplayer gaming service Xbox Live will be available in North America on the X360 starting this holiday. In addition to the free Xbox Live Silver membership available to every Xbox 360 owner, for only $49.99 (U.S.) or $59.99 (CDN)* gamers can amplify their gaming experience with a 12-month Xbox Live Gold membership. No more credit card will be required to sign up!

'Cold War' (Xbox/PC) - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2005 @ 11:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Cold War follows the story of Matt Carter a freelance journalist who finds himself in the midst of an international conspiracy that aims to control the U.S.S.R. Using only recovered weapons and improvised gadgets, he must now evade or overcome elite Soviet forces and defeat the conspiracy before he is sent to a Siberian prison camp or killed.

'Rush for Berlin' - 20 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2005 @ 11:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rush for Berlin is a tactical real time strategy game, set on the European battlefields of World War II, during 1944-45. The player's goal; to capture the German capital, as either the British/US/French alliance or the Red army of the Soviet Union.

'Warhammer 40K: Dawn of War' - v1.4 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2005 @ 11:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ has now released a new patch for Relic's 3D RTS Dawn Of War. This update brings your retail game to v1.4 and adds unit balancing, oersistent bodies and decals, optimizes performance, and generally prepares the game for the Winter Assault addon. Read more for detailed fix list and download links...

'Myst V: End of Ages' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2005 @ 10:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft today proudly announces that Myst V: End of Ages, the grand finale of the greatest adventure game of all time, has gone gold and will be releasing to U.S. stores on September 20, 2005.

'Marvel Nemesis: Rise Of The Imperfects' (ALL) - 9 Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2005 @ 10:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pit the most legendary Marvel characters against The Imperfects, a group of Super Heroes created collaboratively by Marvel, EA, and top comic book industry talent, in all-out duels to determine who among them is the most powerful of all.

'Pump It Up: Exceed' (PS2/Xbox) Hops, Skips, Jumps to Stores

by Judy on Sept. 8, 2005 @ 10:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mastiff today announced it has shipped dance game Pump It Up: Exceed for the PlayStation 2 and the Xbox. The game comes in a package that includes the special five-button Pump It Up mat, and will be available at retailers throughout North America for a suggested price of $59.99.

'Juiced: Eliminator' (PSP) Announced - Screens

by Judy on Sept. 8, 2005 @ 9:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ today announced the street racer Juiced will make its handheld debut with Juiced: Eliminator for the PSP in Summer 2006. Juiced: Eliminator will deliver a unique gameplay experience, taking advantage of the PSP's functionality to offer never-before-seen multiplayer games and expand on the crew and pink-slip racing.

'Mortal Kombat: Shaolin Monks' (PS2/Xbox) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2005 @ 9:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mortal Kombat: Shaolin Monks is an Action/Adventure title driven by both intense single and multi-player action, with background interactions (i.e., acid pits, living trees, spiked ceilings, etc.), multiple new fatalities, and action-based puzzles. Midway Games today announced that Mortal Kombat: Shaolin Monks, has gone gold and will ship to stores on September 26th, 2005.

'Heroes of the Pacific' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 10 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2005 @ 9:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Beginning with the attack on Pearl Harbor, this flight combat game puts players in the middle of some of the most intense naval conflict in WWII’s Pacific Theater. Check out the new screens, or download the new video showing ingame footage...

'Rhem 2' Gets Delayed

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2005 @ 9:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Previously announced for July, Got Game Entertainment today announced an October 15, 2005 release date for the North American release of RHEM 2, an intricate pure-puzzle first person adventure game, made for PC and Mac, and featuring non-linear gameplay, an immersive, non-violent story, and mind-bending puzzles.

'Serious Sam 2' (Xbox/PC) - 12 Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2005 @ 9:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The series famous for relentless intensity is returning bigger, better looking and more frantic than ever before. Sam Stone is back to rescue the universe one bullet at a time against overwhelming hordes of time traveling enemies in Serious Sam 2. Built from the ground up with a completely new engine, Serious Sam 2 will be a shot of adrenaline to the hearts of first-person shooter fans across the world.

Midway Signs 22-Year Exclusive Agreement With 'The League'

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2005 @ 9:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Midway today announced exclusive licensing relationships with The League and the Players Group to develop and distribute future videogames based on the on-and-off-the-field activities that fans of The League have come to love over its 150 years of existence.

UPDATEFor people who did not realize, this is a fake press release and a spoof on EA's exclusivity frenzy

'Nights Of War Songs' (NDS) Announced

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2005 @ 9:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nights Of War Songs is an RTS game in false isometric view that gathers from the experience of all the most acclaimed PC RTS games of the last years, to deliver a new gaming experience. Instruments like a touch pad, dual screen, built in microphone support, and WiFi capabilities allow for such a game to be naturally developed on Nintendo DS.

'Jagged Alliance 3D' - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2005 @ 9:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Jagged Alliance 3D is a classic turn-based tactical strategy with strong RPG elements. It offers well known mechanics and atmosphere of the original games, as well as the pleasure of meeting good old friends - A.I.M. mercenaries. The action now takes place in a highly interactive environment where you have a possibility to destroy almost everything.

'Civilization IV' Pre-Order Incentive

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2005 @ 8:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Customers who pre-order Sid Meier's Civilization IV at participating retailers in North America will receive the Pre-Order Edition of the game at no additional cost. Shipping on the same day as the regular version of the game, the Sid Meier's Civilization IV Pre-Order Edition will feature: collector's packaging, a CD soundtrack of the game, a keyboard template, a tech tree map and a spiral bound version of the manual. The Pre-Order Edition will be offered through participating retailers while supplies last.

'Codename: Panzers, Phase Two' - v1.05 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2005 @ 8:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Codename: Panzers, Phase Two will bring armchair generals to the war-torn battlefields of Africa, Southern Europe and the Balkans where they will fight as the Anglo-American Allies, the German-Italian Axis or the Yugoslavian resistance. Stormregion has released the first pathc birnging your retail game to v1.05, adding new mp maps, map fixes, new chat features, unit balacing and plenty more ...

'The Star and The Crescent' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2005 @ 8:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Shrapnel Games, along with simulation developer, ProSIM Company, are extremely pleased to announce that ProSIM's latest title, The Star and The Crescent, has reached gold status. It will now be whisked off to production, and should begin shipping October 5, 2005.

'The Suffering' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Comes To The Big Screen

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2005 @ 8:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

MTV Films today announced that it has acquired an option on the worldwide film rights to the award-winning, action-horror video game property The Suffering from Surreal Software, a subsidiary of Midway Games.

Ex-Blizzard People Form Red 5 Studios

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2005 @ 8:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

"Welcome to Red 5. We are quietly at work, building the world’s best MMO team here in Southern California. Red 5’s founders share a history of making hit games for companies such as Blizzard Entertainment. After our most recent project, World of Warcraft, we decided that we wanted to take things in a new direction and push the limits of our creativity. We’re working on something a little different from most MMOs out there, and we are excited about where our passion for games will lead us."

'Guild Wars' Major Update Adds New Content

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2005 @ 2:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

NCsoft announced today that the first major update to its competitive online role playing game, Guild Wars, has now gone live. Players can enjoy two stunning locations - Sorrows Furnace and Grenth's Footprint - as well as the challenging new quests, monsters and bosses at no extra charge. The new content will automatically stream to players' PCs when you log on. For a detailed fix/content list, check here...

SCEA's Holiday Season PSP Lineup

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2005 @ 2:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony Computer Entertainment America is leading the charge for what will surely be a brisk holiday season for the PSP, bringing an unparalleled gaming experience to the portable market, and with these six new action-packed first-party titles scheduled for release before the end of the year.

'NBA Live 06' (NGC/PS2/Xbox/PC) - 18 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2005 @ 1:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Get ready for NBA hoops like you've never seen it before: unprecedented player detail, seamless gameplay and full arenas packed with rabid 3-D fans. This is the next generation of NBA LIVE, and it's gonna knock your socks off. As the new line of hardware consoles begin to hit stores in Fall 2005, NBA LIVE will be there, opening up a whole new dimension for hoops fans everywhere.

'24: The Game' (PS2) - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2005 @ 12:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The countdown has begun to the release of '24: The Game' on PS2. Set to become the biggest action adventure game of the year, '24: The Game' lets gamers take control and live a 'brand new day' in the life of Jack Bauer and the Los Angeles Counter Terrorist Unit (CTU).

NGC/PS2/Xbox/PC Preview - 'Ultimate Spider-Man'

by Geson Hatchett on Sept. 8, 2005 @ 12:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Ultimate Spider-Man allows players to take on the role of Spider-Man AND a super-villain in an original storyline. Dive into an immersive adventure as you experience a living comic-book illustrated with 3D Comic Inking Technology. The game's expanded, free-roaming environments deliver a deep adventure with a variety of challenging missions, diverse game play and an improved combat system that allows players to face off against the largest number of characters from the Spider-Man universe ever assembled.